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Vampire Academy

Mead, Richelle (Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots.
Authors: Mead, Richelle
Statement of Responsibility: Richelle Mead
Title: Vampire Academy
Publisher: New York : Razorbill, c2007
Characteristics: 332 p. ; 21 cm.
Summary: Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots.
Subject Headings: Vampires Fiction High schools Fiction Magic Fiction Social classes Fiction
Topical Term: Vampires
High schools
Magic
Social classes
LCCN: 2007003094
ISBN: 9781595141743
159514174X
9781595143600
Branch Call Number: FIC M
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Jul 12, 2014
  • sfogs rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Not the best but still looks like a good series.

Jul 10, 2014
  • xSlightlyFadedx rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really love this book because i'm more of a fantasy person, but also, becuse it has strong female leads.

Jul 10, 2014
  • shrouk rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

It was a nice book.

Jul 05, 2014
  • babyboy04 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Can't wait for me to get the next book.

I really enjoyed this different take on the "vampire" storyline. The writing isn't the greatest, but I was able to overlook that because it was still engaging.

One of the best series I've ever read. To all the new readers of the series, please do read a spin off series once finish reading this :)

May 26, 2014
  • Sarah1984 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

25/5 - I've been looking forward to starting this for about a week, since I saw that it was my next available hold and it was ready to be picked up. I haven't read a vampire book in ages, more than a year and it's been even longer for a 'school book', not since I was in school a decade ago. This had better be great, the amount of anticipation and eagerness I've worked up, doing my best to hurry through Lessing's The Good Terrorist, if this doesn't blow my socks off there's going to be Hell to pay. To be continued...

26/5 - To start with I found Rose a little irritating and wasn't sure whether I liked her, but she grew on me as I continued reading. I love the trope of 'special girl who is extra special, even among her special community' and that's what I saw the plot of Vampire Academy as being. I didn't really understand why Rose made some of the choices she did, but I felt like she matured as the story went on (Jesse on the couch, that was way below her intelligence level). How on earth did she miss the signals between Christian and Lissa? She saw everything that the reader did of their interactions, plus she knows Lissa better than we do. How could Lissa and Christian's feelings for each other have been made any clearer to her?

Eventually she began to truly understand the responsibilities she would have to shoulder as the Guardian of a Moroi princess who has extra special talents. The chemistry between Rose and Dimitry wasn't particularly compelling to start with, obviously that's where things were leading but as with a lot of the plot, tension rose as the pages kept turning. I finished Vampire Academy in one night, so that's got to be some kind of indictment for others to read it (if I'm not the last YA reader in the world to read this series, that is). I will definitely continue with the rest of the series, as soon as my other library books will allow.

Apr 16, 2014
  • dalnat rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great series, couldn't put this down, read this one in a day!!!

Feb 18, 2014
  • bookluvr123 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

this is my all time favorite series... im madly in love with richelle mead... and dimitri and adrian and christian<3. i'm so excited for the movie coming out on Febuary 07 2014 but a little upset with the characters chosen for the movie. Rose is supposed to be more middle eastern... she's supposed to represent!!! the girl playing her was also in suite life on deck! she played zachs girlfriend Mya... she sucks at acting! go to videos to watch official trailer!

Feb 17, 2014
  • Monikan21 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Book 1 in series, followed by Frostbite; - Really good read; no doubt better than the movie which just came out. I can't wait to read the rest of the series to find out what happens to Rose and Dimitri. It seems that their affair; will be one of those hurts so good ones. - I hope it ends well. ***P.S. I just finished the 5th book and I am soooo hooked - this is one of my most favourite series; I love Richelle Mead!

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Jul 12, 2014
  • ponyrider12 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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May 16, 2012
  • Violet_Fish_36 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Feb 03, 2012
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Aug 12, 2011
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Jan 20, 2010
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Jun 23, 2014
  • runner_chick rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Comes very close to having sex, it is also discussed in the book.

Coarse Language: Beeeeep.... you get it lol :P F's and B's maybe some more :|

Aug 12, 2011
  • Personality15 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

Aug 12, 2011
  • Personality15 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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Mar 21, 2012
  • swirllight78 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"Yes, Roza. I did want you. I still do. I wish ... we could be together." page 323 Vampire Academy

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Jan 12, 2014
  • bookluvr123 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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this is the real movie!!!! Enjoy!

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